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lincolnshire chine recipe

Lincolnshire Chine

Today is Trinity Sunday, and eighty years ago the Sunderland Daily Echo reported that in North East Lincolnshire it was traditional on this day to eat chine. ...
porcini recipe

Ceppatelli mushrooms – molto buoni

“After a few minutes Benedetta stopped and sniffed the air. ‘Can you smell it?’ Bruno sniffed too but all he could smell was the dank, mouldy scent of the woods...
omelette Arnold Bennett recipe

Omelette Arnold Bennett

“Good taste is better than bad taste, but bad taste is better than no taste.” Arnold Bennett  Is ‘ready-made’ a dirty word? Well, it may not be very ...
pease pudding geordie caviar

Geordie Caviar aka Pease Pudding

Pease porridge hot, pease porridge cold Pease porridge in the pot, nine days old Some like it hot, some like it cold Some like it in the pot, nine days old ...
chicken liver with sour cherries recipe

Elegant Polish Chicken Liver Lunch

“Plaki are pancakes of grated potato and can be had with a variety of toppings. God and the medical profession forgive me but I went for the spiced livers. This...
Val McDermid with Sue Black at the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival

Crime Writers’ Soft Herring Roes

What actually are herring roes? Sometimes known as 'melts', soft herring roes are the creamy, rich roes of male herring. 2014 was a bad year for them, and tinn...